The Rundown with Desmond Johnson

The Rundown with Desmond Johnson

By The Rundown
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson is a 2 hour long live sports radio show airing 10am-12noon on The Sports Hub Triad cluster of stations in the Greensboro/Winston Salem/High Point Market of North Carolina.

The Show looks at NBA, NFL, MLB, NASCAR, College Football and Basketball and discusses current topics each week.

Hosted by Desmond Johnson, along with co hosts Rod Funderburk and Brandon Blakney. Tune in live at www.sportshubtriad.com or download the weekly podcast from multiple outlets.
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The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Labor Day Football Weekend - August 31st 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Brandon Blakney, Sawyer Dillion, Aaron Gabriel. Labor Day weekend is loaded with football, the guys review High School Football Scores from around the Triad and the newest Top 5 poll. College Football is back, a look at the matchups in the ACC and top 25 for the weekend. Should Carli Lloyd play in the NFL? Plus, who is the best running back in the NFL right now? Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson, Sat mornings 10am-12noon on Sports Hub Triad!
1:39:10
August 31, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - August 24th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Brandon Blakney, Sawyer Dillion, Aaron Gabriel. Chat with Riot Report's Josh Klein on Carolina Panthers outlook for 2019. High School Football Top Five. ACC Network access issues. DFSXperts.com's Kenny Bowers with Fantasy Football Draft Tips. Rundown Hot Takes. Dwight Howard joins the Lakers. Kobe Bryant not a top ten all time player? Tune in to The Rundown with Desmond Johnson, Sat 10a-12noon live on Sports Hub Triad!
1:37:38
August 24, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Jay-Z vs Everybody - Aug 17th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Brandon Blakney, Sawyer Dillon, Aaron Gabriel. The guys tackle the subject of Jay-Z's relationship with the NFL and the news that Jay is in line to become a significant majority owner of an NFL Franchise. Kevin Avery from the 4 Man Rush breaks down Carolina Panthers Week 2 Preseason loss to the Buffalo Bills. The guys continue their NFL Predictions with a look at the NFC/AFC West. Have we seen the last of Boogie Cousins? Voice of the Madhouse Randy Pettitt stops by to talk about the last weekend of racing this season at Bowman Gray. What is the best theme music in sports today? Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson, live Saturday mornings 10am-12noon on Sports Hub Triad!
1:45:49
August 17, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Antonio Brown's Feet - August 10th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Brandon Blakney, Sawyer Dillion, Aaron Gabriel. What in the world is going on with Raiders WR Antonio Brown? Are we heading towards Clemson vs Alabama part 5 and are you cool with that? Carolina Panthers open the preseason with a win over the Chicago Bears, Kevin Avery from the 4 Man Rush stops by to discuss all things Panthers. Brant Wilkerson-New from Maven Sports discusses the new UNC Tarheels website for daily sports news. Bowman Gray Coverage with Randy Pettitt and who will win the NFC and AFC North divisions? Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat mornings live 10am-12pm on WSJS Sports Hub Triad!
1:43:40
August 10, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Panthers Training Camp - 8/3/19
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Brandon Blakney, Aaron Gabriel. The guys are back from Summer Break! Kevin Avery from the 4 Man Rush gives exclusive insights from Carolina Panthers Training Camp. A look at the NFL Top 100 for 2019. Has Carmelo Anthony played his final NBA game? Plus Randy Pettitt stops by to talk about Jon Brown vs Jason Myers feud at Bowman Gray and much more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson live every Saturday Morning 10am-12 noon on Sports Hub Triad!
1:38:45
August 4, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Bye Bye Kemba? - June 29th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Haskell Shelton, Ryan Stone, Randy Pettit. On the eve of 2019 NBA Free Agency, the guys discuss the real possibility of losing Kemba Walker for nothing. Greensboro News and Record's Brant Wilkerson-New discusses roster changes for the ACC Big 4 in College Basketball next season. Bowman Gray scoreboard updates, Head Coach Billy Back of the Carolina Cobras checks in, Kawhi to the Lakers??? Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson, Sat Mornings 10am on Sports Hub Triad!
1:39:48
June 29, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - NBA Draft Reactions - June 22nd 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Haskell Shelton, Aaron Gabriel. The guys look at the 2019 NBA Draft, who were the winners and losers? Are we good with the PJ Washington pick for Charlotte? Also, a look back at the 1998 Home Run Chase between Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa, Bowman Gray Race standings updates heading into tonight's races, WS Wolves Head Coach David Solomon steps into the Rundown Hotseat and more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat mornings at 10am on Sports Hub Triad!
1:41:53
June 22, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - NBA Finals Fallout - June 15th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Brandon Blakney, Aaron Gabriel. A look at how the injuries to the Golden State Warriors will affect the free agency period and NBA Draft going forward. Where will the top NBA Free Agents land? Kevin Avery from the 4 Man Rush podcast checks in with thoughts on the 2019 Panthers upcoming season. A look at the NCAA investigation into College Basketball, Bowman Gray scoreboard update and more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat Mornings at 10am on Sports Hub Triad!
1:37:16
June 15, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - End of a Dynasty? - June 8th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Haskell Shelton, Sawyer Dillion, Aaron Gabriel. Recap of Toronto's emphatic Game 4 win over Golden State in the NBA Finals to take a 3-1 lead, are we watching the end of the Warriors Dynasty? Kevin Avery from the 4 Man Rush stops by to talk Panthers off season moves and expectations. Rundown Hot Takes on the world of sports this week. Charlotte Hornets play by play voice John Focke takes a seat in the Rundown Hotseat. Eagles QB Carson Wentz just signed a huge deal, will Cam Newton be next? Tune in to the only live Saturday morning Sports Talk show in the Triad...The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat Mornings at 10am on The Sports Hub!
1:45:07
June 8, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - June 1st 2019 - NBA Finals/Carolina Panthers
PODCAST: The Rundown with Desmond Johnson (6/1/19) -Is Chris Paul still a top 20 player in the NBA? -Gerald McCoy/Panthers update and a check in on Cam's rehab -Should the Protective Netting along the baselines in Baseball extend to the foul poles?  -Bowman Gray Madness Guests: Randy Petitt, Joe Weil Tune in/Download here and enjoy
1:46:17
June 1, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - NBA Draft Lottery Fallout - May 18th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Ryan Stone, Brandon Blakney. A check in of both conference finals in the NBA, Should Cam Newton receive the largest contract in NFL history, best fit for upcoming NBA Free Agents, fall out from the wild NBA Draft Lottery from last week. Tune into The Rundown live Sat mornings 10a-12noon on The Sports Hub!
1:44:07
May 18, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - NBA Playoffs - May 11th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Kyle Butler, Chris Lea, Sawyer Dillion, Aaron Gabriel. The Guys look at Golden State's series clinching win in Game 6 over Houston and what that might mean for both franchises going forward. WXII's Chris Lea gives his observations of Panthers Rookie Mini Camp, Are the Redskins the darkhorse team in the NFC East and what is going on with the LA Lakers?? Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat Mornings 10a-12noon on WSJS Sports Hub Triad!
1:43:30
May 11, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - NBA Playoffs/Hurricanes sweep Islanders - 5/4/19
Hurricanes sweep Islanders to move to Eastern Conf Finals....NBA Playoffs heating up after a Nuggets vs Blazers 4OT classic, can Giannis lead the Bucks past the Celtics....Is James Harden overrated, who deserves to be in the Panthers ring of honor first, Steve Smith or Julius Peppers and a look at MLB Attendance issues. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat Mornings Live 10a-12 noon on The Sports Hub!
1:45:02
May 4, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - NFL Draft - April 27th 2019
New "The Rundown with Desmond Johnson" podcast (4/27/19). -NFL Draft Coverage, including Panthers Picks -NBA Playoffs -Roy Williams had a GREAT week. -Bowman Gray Racing Season Preview -Who's Bigger...Tiger Woods or Michael Jordan? Guests include Kevin Avery, Joe Weil, Randy Pettitt, Cody Heacox Tune in here!
1:40:59
April 27, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Masters- NBA Playoffs - April 13th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Aiden Jensen, Ryan Stone, Sawyer Dillon, Intern Aaron. Charlotte Hornets barely miss the playoffs, what will happen with Kemba Walker? In the latest Barber Shop Talk, who is the best Center in NBA History? Carolina Hurricanes playoff update, Can Tiger Woods win the 2019 Masters, Are the Golden State Warriors still the team to beat in the NBA playoffs and more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson, Sat Mornings live 10am-12 noon on The Sports Hub!
1:43:03
April 13, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Final Four - April 6th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with John Olzsewski, Rod Funderburk, Sawyer Dillion, Intern Aaron. Wrestlemania 35 preview with WXII's Chris Lea, who is your favorite Charlotte Hornets player of all time, NCAA Final Four preview, Hornets still have a shot at the NBA playoffs with 3 games to go and more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson, live 10am-12noon on The Sports Hub!
1:44:59
April 6, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Sweet Sixteen - March 30th 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - March 30 2019 -UNC falls to Auburn in Sweet 16. -Duke escapes with yet another narrow win to move to Elite Eight. -Winners and Losers of NFL Free Agency Tune in and Subscribe! 
1:39:54
March 30, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - March 23rd 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with John Olzsewski, Haskell Shelton. Sawyer Dillion, Intern Aaron.  -First round of the NCAA tourney is in the books...potential sweet sixteen matchups,  -Who would you take 1st pick, Ja Morant or Zion Williamson -NC State and UNCG in NIT action,  -Wake Forest retains Danny Manning  -Who should be the highest paid players in NBA and NFL? 
1:41:23
March 23, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - ACC Tournament - March 16th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with John Olzsewski, Rod Funderburk, Haskell Shelton, Sawyer Dillon, Intern Aaron. The Guys recap ACC Tournament Semifinal Friday night, including Virginia losing early and the thrilling UNC/Duke 3rd matchup. How do you guard Zion? CAN you guard Zion? Plus is Florida State a Final Four darkhorse? A look at the Hornets standings heading towards the NBA playoffs, NFL Free agency moves and more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat Mornings live 10am-12noon on The Sports Hub!
1:41:50
March 16, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - UNCG's Wes Miller - March 9th 2019
SportsCarolinaMonthly.com contributor Mark Zanetto interviews UNCG Head Coach Wes Miller on the eve of the Spartans quarterfinal matchup in the 2019 Southern Conference tournament. The Spartans finished the season 26-5 and 2nd in the SoCon with a 15-3 record but will more than likely need to win their conference tournament to be invited to the NCAA Tourney.  The Rundown with Desmond Johnson airs live every Saturday 10a-12noon on The Sports Hub! New Episodes available via Spotify, Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and more! 
11:00
March 9, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - UNC vs DUKE - March 9th 2019
The guys discuss the greatest rivalry in sports UNC vs Duke basketball. Can the ACC get 3 #1 seeds in the NCAA Tourney? Most hated Blue Devils and Tar Heels ever, an interview with UNC Greensboro head coach Wes Miller, plus what other rivalries come close to UNC vs Duke? Hosted by Desmond Johnson with John Olzewski, Rod Funderburk, Sawyer Dillion and Intern Aaron. Tune into The Rundown every Saturday morning live on The Sports Hub!
1:43:15
March 9, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - March 2nd 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with Rod Funderburk, Mark Zanetto, Sawyer Dillion, Intern Aaron. The Guys go Around the ACC...will Virginia lose a game this week...can Duke survive without Zion...can UNC make the Final Four? Plus best Freshman seasons ever in College Basketball, a look at the Hornets chase for a playoff berth, Bryce Harper's record contract, SCM's Brandon Blakney interviews North Carolina A&T Head Coach Jay Joyner and more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat Mornings live 10am on The Sports Hub!
1:40:23
March 2, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Feb 23rd 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with John Olszewski, Rod Funderburk, Sawyer Dillion, Intern Aaron. A recap of UNC vs Duke, Zion Williamson's injury, NBA looking at ending the One and Done era, Charlotte Hornets/NBA notes, Should Panthers sign Colin Kaepernick and more. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson Sat Mornings live 10am-12noon on The Sports Hub!
1:45:52
February 23, 2019
The Rundown with Desmond Johnson - Feb 16th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with John Olzsewski, Rod Funderburk, Sawyer Dillion and Intern Aaron. ACC Basketball roundup for the weekend, a look back at Louisville's meltdown vs Duke, SportsCarolina Monthly's Haskell Shelton checks in from NBA All Star weekend in Charlotte, Panthers news, and the panel drafts their All ACC Basketball teams...with a twist. Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson, Sat Mornings at 10am on The Sports Hub! 
1:42:38
February 16, 2019
Feb 9th 2019
Host Desmond Johnson with John Olzsewski, Rod Funderburk, Sawyer Dillion, Intern Aaron. ACC Basketball weekend, a look at #2 Duke vs #3 Virginia, Can UNC win the ACC Regular Season, NBA/Hornets talk, Cam Newton's Shoulder Surgery and is Baseball still "America's Past Time"? Tune into The Rundown with Desmond Johnson live 10am-12noon on The Sports Hub!
1:41:17
February 9, 2019
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